Eight likenesses of Socrates. Two drawings, c. 1789.
- Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.
- c. 1789
About this work
In the text Lavater tells us that these eight portraits are "copied from the antique". He points out the crucial physiognomic differences between them, some of which detract from Socrates' genius, some of which add the character of mistrust to his mien